Meaning of CISTERN in English

CISTERN

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

cold

Metal cold water cisterns are covered with an internal galvanised coating to prevent rusting of the underlying iron.

Which corner you choose may also depend on where you want to position the cold water cistern .

The cold water cistern acts as a store of water and feeds the remainder of the house.

The cold water cistern should be fitted with a lid to keep out light and insects but should not be airtight.

■ NOUN

storage

Rain falling on to the theatre nearby was collected in a channel circling the orchestra to fill a large rock-cut storage cistern .

water

Cold water cisterns How should you deal with rust in a cistern?

Metal cold water cisterns are covered with an internal galvanised coating to prevent rusting of the underlying iron.

Which corner you choose may also depend on where you want to position the cold water cistern .

The cold water cistern acts as a store of water and feeds the remainder of the house.

Included among the Euromyths are: The Euro-lavatory, limiting the amount of water cisterns may flush.

The cold water cistern should be fitted with a lid to keep out light and insects but should not be airtight.

One disadvantage of copper pipe is that it can cause the loss of the zinc coating from galvanised pipes and water cisterns .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At lunchtime I take my Colefax & Fowler bag and change it for the one hidden above the cistern .

Each kit comprises a cistern dam and a ball arm extension. 1 Lift off the cistern lid.

Father-of-two Ian Cadwaller found £800 tucked into a toilet cistern .

Lakes and ponds were tapped, water from the Lys sterilized and stored in barges, and cisterns built to trap rainwater.

The cistern of his lav is adorned with the hammer and sickle while the stars and stripes is also strategically placed.

The roofs of houses drained into the internal courts, the water being collected in a cistern beneath.

This prevents any vibration caused by the cistern being filled from being transmitted back down the rising main.

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